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Girl Name: Dolores

Name: Dolores
Pronunciation: \d(o)-lo-res\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: sorrows
Origin: Spanish
Related Names: Carmel, Mary
Variant forms: Dalores, Delora, Delores, Deloria, Deloris, Dolorcita, Dolorcitas, Dolorita, Doloritas, Lola, Lolita
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 171
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 64497

Description

Dolores \d(o)-lo-res\ as a girl's name is pronounced doh-LOR-iss. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Dolores is "sorrows". Refers to the Virgin Mary as "Mary of the sorrows". Actress Dolores Del Rio.

Dolores has 11 variant forms: Dalores, Delora, Delores, Deloria, Deloris, Dolorcita, Dolorcitas, Dolorita, Doloritas, Lola and Lolita.

For more information, see also related names Carmel and Mary.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Dolores.

Popularity

Dolores is a very popular first name for women (#171 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64497 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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